16th-century German Protestant theologians

2017-07-29T21:13:01+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Johannes Brenz, Caspar Schwenckfeld, Johann Funck, Martin Bucer, Zacharias Ursinus, Jakob Andreae, Georg Major, Caspar Olevian, Matthias Flacius, Adam Reusner, Sebald Heyden, Philip Melanchthon, Victorinus Strigel, Andreas Musculus, Andreas Karlstadt, Jacob Heerbrand, Konrad Hubert, Aegidius Hunnius, Magnus Agricola, Georg Witzel, Johann Major, Stephan Praetorius, Christian Wurstisen, Polykarp Leyser the Elder, Johann Pfeffinger, Johann Marbach, Johannes Gigas, Kaspar Eberhard, Christoph Pezel, Thomas Naogeorgus, David Chytraeus, Jakob Beurlin, Pantaleon Candidus, Timotheus Kirchner, Joannes Aurifaber Vratislaviensis, Andreas Poach, Konrad Pellikan, Urbanus Rhegius, Hans Denck, Valentin Krautwald, Joachim Westphal (of Hamburg), Paul Eber, Simon Grynaeus, Cyriacus Spangenberg, Caspar Cruciger the Younger, Jakob Ebert flashcards 16th-century German Protestant theologians
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  • Johannes Brenz
    Johann Brenz (24 June 1499 – 11 September 1570) was a German theologian and the Protestant Reformer of the Duchy of Württemberg.
  • Caspar Schwenckfeld
    Caspar (or Kaspar) Schwen(c)kfeld von Ossig () (1489 or 1490 – 10 December 1561) was a German theologian, writer, and preacher who became a Protestant Reformer and spiritualist, one of the earliest promoters of the Protestant Reformation in Silesia.
  • Johann Funck
    Johann Funck, Funk or Funccius (7 February 1518 - 28 October 1566) was a German Lutheran theologian.
  • Martin Bucer
    ("Butzer" redirects here. For other people with the name Butzer, see Butzer (surname).)(Not to be confused with Martin Buser.) Martin Bucer (early German: Martin Butzer) (11 November 1491 – 28 February 1551) was a German Protestant reformer based in Strasbourg who influenced Lutheran, Calvinist, and Anglican doctrines and practices.
  • Zacharias Ursinus
    Zacharias Ursinus (18 July 1534 – 6 May 1583) was a sixteenth-century German Reformed theologian, born Zacharias Baer in Breslau (now Wrocław, Poland).
  • Jakob Andreae
    Jakob Andreae (March 25, 1528 – January 7, 1590) was a significant German Lutheran theologian, involved in the drafting of major documents.
  • Georg Major
    George Major (April 25, 1502 – November 28, 1574) was a Lutheran theologian of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Caspar Olevian
    Caspar Olevian (or Kaspar Olevianus; 10 August 1536 – 15 March 1587) was a significant German Reformed theologian during the Protestant Reformation and along with Zacharius Ursinus was said to be co-author of the Heidelberg Catechism.
  • Matthias Flacius
    Matthias Flacius Illyricus (Latin; Croatian: Matija Vlačić Ilirik) (3 March 1520 – 11 March 1575) was a Lutheran reformer from Istria, present day Croatia.
  • Adam Reusner
    Adam Reusner, also Reissner or Reißner, (c.1496 - 1575 (some claim 1572 or 1582) ) in Mindelheim) was a German mystic, hymn-writer and poet.
  • Sebald Heyden
    Sebald Heyden (8 December 1499 – 9 July 1561) was a German musicologist, cantor, theologian, hymn-writer and religious poet.
  • Philip Melanchthon
    Philip Melanchthon (Philippus Melanchthon) (/məˈlæŋkθən/; 16 February 1497 – 19 April 1560), born Philipp Schwartzerdt (German: [ˈʃvaɐ̯ts.eːɐt]), was a German reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation, and an influential designer of educational systems.
  • Victorinus Strigel
    Viktorin/Victorinus Strigel (* 16 or 26 December 1524 in Kaufbeuren—26 June 1569 in Heidelberg) was a Philippist Lutheran Theologian.
  • Andreas Musculus
    Andreas Musculus (also Andreas Meusel; 29 November 1514 – 29 September 1581) was a German Lutheran theologian.
  • Andreas Karlstadt
    Andreas Rudolph Bodenstein von Karlstadt (1486 – 24 December 1541), better known as Andreas Karlstadt or Andreas Carlstadt or Karolostadt, was a German Christian theologian during the Protestant Reformation.
  • Jacob Heerbrand
    Jacob Heerbrand (12 August 1521 – 22 May 1600) was a German Protestant theologian and controversialist.
  • Konrad Hubert
    Konrad Hubert, also Konrad Huber, Konrad Huober, or Konrad Humbert (13 April 1507 – 13 April 1577), was a German Reformed theologian, hymn writer and reformer.
  • Aegidius Hunnius
    Aegidius Hunnius the Elder (21 December 1550 Winnenden – 4 April 1603 Wittenberg) was a Lutheran theologian of the Lutheran scholastic tradition and father of Nicolaus Hunnius.
  • Magnus Agricola
    Magnus Agricola (ca. 1556 – September 28/29, 1605) was a German Lutheran bishop and theologian.
  • Georg Witzel
    Georg Witzel (Wicelius) (b. at Vacha, Province of Hesse, 1501; d. at Mainz, 16 February 1573) was a German theologian.
  • Johann Major
    Johann Major (2 January 1533 - 6 March 1600, Zerbst) was a German Protestant theologian, humanist and poet.
  • Stephan Praetorius
    Stephan Praetorius (or Prætorius) (German: Stephan Prätorius) (May 3, 1536, Salzwedel – May 4, 1603, Salzwedel) was a German Lutheran theologian and pastor.
  • Christian Wurstisen
    Christian Wurstisen (Latin: Christianus Urstisius) (23 December 1544 – 29 March 1588) was a mathematician, theologician, historian from Basel.
  • Polykarp Leyser the Elder
    Polykarp (von) Leyser the Elder or Polykarp Leyser I (18 March 1552 – 22 February 1610) was a Lutheran theologian, superintendent of Braunschweig, superintendent-general of the Saxon church-circle, professor of theology at the University of Wittenberg and chief court-preacher and consistorial-councillor of Saxony.
  • Johann Pfeffinger
    Johann Pfeffinger (27 December 1493, Wasserburg am Inn – 1 January 1573, in Leipzig) was a significant theologian and Protestant Reformer.
  • Johann Marbach
    Johann Marbach (14 April 1521 – 17 March 1581) was a German Lutheran reformer and controversialist.
  • Johannes Gigas
    Johannes Gigas (22 February 1514 — 12 July 1581) was a German Protestant theologian, hymn writer, educator and Reformer.
  • Kaspar Eberhard
    Kaspar Eberhard (21 March 1523, Schneeberg – 20 October 1575, Wittenberg) was a German Lutheran theologian and teacher.
  • Christoph Pezel
    Christoph Pezel (5 March 1539 – 24 February 1604) was an influential Reformed Theologian who introduced the Reformed confession to Nassau-Dillenburg and Bremen.
  • Thomas Naogeorgus
    Thomas Naogeorgus (Thomas Kirchmeyer, Kirchmair, Neubauer; 21 December 1508 – 29 December 1563) was a Latin dramatist, humanist, Protestant theologian, preacher and pamphleteer of the German Renaissance.
  • David Chytraeus
    David Chytraeus or Chyträus (26 February 1530, Ingelfingen – 25 June 1600, Rostock) was a German Lutheran theologian and historian.
  • Jakob Beurlin
    Jakob Beurlin (1520 – 28 October 1561) was a German Lutheran theologian.
  • Pantaleon Candidus
    Pantaleon Candidus was a theologian of the Reformed Church and a Neo-Latin author.
  • Timotheus Kirchner
    Timotheus Kirchner (born 6 January 1533 in Döllstädt, died 14 September 1587 in Weimar) was a Lutheran theologian, pastor, professor of theology and superintendent in Weimar.
  • Joannes Aurifaber Vratislaviensis
    Joannes Aurifaber Vratislaviensis (30 January 1517 – 19 October 1568), born Johann Goldschmidt in Breslau, was a Lutheran theologian.
  • Andreas Poach
    Andreas Poach (c.1515 – April 2, 1585) was a German Lutheran theologian and Reformer.
  • Konrad Pellikan
    Konrad Pellikan (German: Conrad Kürsner; Latin: Conradus Pellicanus; sometimes anglicized as Conrad Pellican; January 8, 1478, Rouffach in Alsace – May 6, 1556, Zurich) was a German Protestant theologian, humanist, and Christian Hebraist who worked chiefly in Switzerland.
  • Urbanus Rhegius
    Urbanus Henricus Rhegius or Urban Rieger (May 1489, in Langenargen – 23 May 1541, in Celle) was a Protestant Reformer who was active both in Northern and Southern Germany in order to promote Lutheran unity in the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Hans Denck
    Hans Denck (c. 1495 – November 27, 1527) was a German theologian and Anabaptist leader during the Reformation.
  • Valentin Krautwald
    Valentin Krautwald (Latin: Cratoaldus) (1465–1545) was a German religious reformer, lector of theology at Liegnitz, and colleague of Caspar Schwenckfeld.
  • Joachim Westphal (of Hamburg)
    Joachim Westphal (born at Hamburg 1510 or at the beginning of 1511; died there 16 January 1574) was a German "Gnesio-Lutheran" theologian.
  • Paul Eber
    Paul Eber (November 8, 1511 – December 10, 1569) was a German Lutheran theologian.
  • Simon Grynaeus
    Simon Grynaeus (1493 – 1 August 1541) was a German scholar and theologian of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Cyriacus Spangenberg
    Cyriacus Spangenberg (7 June 1528 – 10 February 1604) was a German theologian and historian, son of the reformer Johannes Spangenberg (1484–1550).
  • Caspar Cruciger the Younger
    Caspar Cruciger the Younger (19 March 1525 – 16 April 1597) was a German theologian.
  • Jakob Ebert
    Jakob Ebert (26 January 1549 – 5 February 1614) was a German theologian and poet.